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Hugh McAfee

Warehouse Manager

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  • You need to have good people skills as working in a large FMCG warehouse comes large volumes of staff so you must be fit to get the best out of your staff and let them feel acknowleded.
  • Have good analytical skills, being organised with attention to detail, time management skills and study of Logistics/Supply chain (IIPMM)
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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

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BN103
Business and Information Technology

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 Years
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210

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The combinations of Business and IT training makes this course an attractive to employers.


 
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IT Blanchardstown

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The following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course. Click on the course codes view a list of courses that provide that award.


Essential Module Requirements:
Distinctions in three modules


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The information technology umbrella can be quite large, covering many fields. IT professionals perform a variety of duties that range from installing applications to designing complex computer networks and information databases. A few of the duties that IT professionals perform may include Data management, Computer networking, Computer engineering, computer hardware, database and software design, Systems management and System administration.



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